Blogs

Being a Part of the Autism Community

Out-of-Sync Woman was diagnosed at a young age with Autism even before it was a common diagnosis. It wasn't until her twenties that she started to become involved in the Autism community. She feels strongly that being part of the Autism community has been good for her and she wouldn't change this part of herself!

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My Life Through the Span

Welcome Mike! In this first blog, we travel down memory lane as Mike tells us about different periods in his life. He ends this blog with the question, "What am I going to do with myself now, at 60 years old?"

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What is Podcasting?

Thomas blogs about the history of the podcast, shares the top types of podcast genres and the types of podcast formats. He shares details and the joy he derives from being a part of an Autism Podcafé group out of Pittsburgh.

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What’s Passed is Past

Rachel blogs about her fear of missing opportunities because of waiting too long. In this case, she focuses on the choice of where and when to start grad school. Rachel comes to the conclusion that it is important to learn from the past but ultimately to look forward to new opportunities.

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Overcoming Tax Intimidation

Penny blogs about her experience with taxes. While she was living at home her dad would do the family taxes. Flashforward a few years and Penny has decided to do her own taxes for the first time this year!

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Favorite Movies I love Watching

Annie blogs about three movies she loves the most. She explains why these movies are on the top of her must-watch list and also writes about the joy she gets from watching them.

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Group activity, or go solo? It’s hard to decide!

Sarah, often has to think about if, she wants to spend time with other people or spend by herself. Being by herself can be helpful when she is tired or in a bad mood. However spend time with others can be good for Sarah for her bad mood too. She writes about spending time with her family helped her feel better.

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House Sitting

Out-of-Sync Woman kept her nephew company while his parents and sister were away on a trip. She enjoyed getting to know her nephew better and taking care of their family pets. She felt really good about the experience.

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Where I’ve Been: My Journey Through Self-Healing

Teresa blogs about life lessons she learned while taking a break from blogging. She found out connecting to other people can be helpful for her well being. At the same time she also worked on setting healthy personal boundaries regrading other people. Lastly she focused on improving her self-esteem and not worrying so much about what other people think.

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ASD and Grief

In January, Anne's beloved 13-year-old dog, Beauty, passed away. Anne blogs about how deeply she feels this loss and expresses it through a poem in memory of Beauty. She also learned about healthy ways to grieve from her daughter.

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Healthy Habits Moving Forward

Out- of-Sync Woman has many reasons to keep eating better every day. She has been happy with some changes like limiting how much sugar she consumes each day and eating at the kitchen table. She has been making these and other changes a part of her new, healthier routine.

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Dirty to Decent: A Dishwashing Story

Most people, including Penny, don't like to wash dishes by hand. Even as a kid, she disliked dirty dishes. However, these days she has found ways to make washing the dishes easier and more pleasant.

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How to Make Apple-Pie Upside-Down Bundt Cake

Annie shares how to make Apple Pie Upside-Down Bundt Cake in this blog. She really enjoyed making it for her family and was happy to find that the recipe was a crowd pleaser this past November.

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Single Joy

Out-of-Sync Woman has many reasons to be happy this February including having plans for Valentine’s Day with friends. She shares the many ways she is celebrating as a single person this year.

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A Month for Love or Is It?

"February is supposed to be the month for finding love for the first time or showing your love for someone special in your life,” Thomas shares in his blog. However, finding someone to love is very difficult for many people. Thomas goes into detail regarding some of the reasons this is hard for both neurotypical and neurodiverse individuals.

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